Square Enix and People Can Fly’s Outriders received’t be showing in February 2021 as deliberate. However, the information isn’t all unhealthy. A slight Outriders delay pushed its launch date to April 1, 2021 for many platforms. But there’ll nonetheless be an opportunity to play it, as a demo will seem on February 25, 2021, the identical month the sport was presupposed to launch.

The People Can Fly Outriders crew supplied an replace on the state of the sport by way of its Twitter account. The message famous that the purpose is to make the sport stronger, whereas additionally giving folks an opportunity to strive all 4 lessons alone or with buddies with a free trial. The Outriders demo will seem on February 25, 2021. While the assertion confirmed saves will switch over, it didn’t point out if the trial will supply cross-play.

Here’s the complete announcement:

Happy New Year. We imagine it’s essential that gamers get to expertise a brand new IP like Outriders earlier than launch, in an effort to resolve for yourselves whether or not the sport is one thing you want to pre-order, buy or play.

For this cause, we’re excited to announce that on February 25, 2021, we shall be publishing a free demo, giving everybody the possibility to play the primary few hours of the sport with all 4 lessons – in each single participant and co-op – together with seamless migration of your character and progress to the complete recreation.

Speaking of which, we’ve determined to maneuver the discharge date of Outriders to April 1, 2021 (no joke!). We will spend this further time fine-tuning the sport and specializing in delivering a implausible play expertise at launch.

Thanks for hanging tight slightly longer – we recognize your persistence!

Outriders will come to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC on April 1, 2021. A Stadia model can be in improvement. The Outriders demo will seem on February 25, 2021.